Secret or anonymously-owned companies pose a number of risks to shareholders - both financial and non-financial. This is primarily due to the difficulty in identifying the actual (“beneficial”) owners. Eryn Schornick (Global Witness) joins the PRI’s Olivia Mooney to discuss the issue, as well as the tools available to investors (also detailed in their new report, Chancing It).
By Fiona Reynolds, CEO, PRI
About the report This report summarises the outcomes of the PRI collaborative engagement on corporate tax transparency, which ran from 2017 to 2019. The engagement sought to: create awareness within companies of investor concerns around aggressive corporate tax practices and expectations of responsible tax practice; improve company disclosures ...
By Fiona Reynolds, CEO, the PRI
A recent study by Accenture found that the global average cost of cyber crime has risen from $7.2 million in 2013 to $11.7 million in 2017. Businesses are under pressure to strengthen their cyber security capabilities and be more effective in managing cyber incidents.
Wolf Kirsten (Global Centre for Healthy Workplaces) joins the PRI’s Bettina Reinboth to discuss the role investors can play to promote workplace health and well-being. They explore the relationship between corporate good practices in promoting health and well-being and financial performance, and the indicators investors can use to assess companies’ ...
4. Does the company identify a named person at senior management or executive committee level with overall responsibility for information management and cyber security? 5. Is the board or board committee responsible for cyber security issues?